Today there are more women working in the sciences than ever before, yet women are still underrepresented in leadership roles. This workshop offers a unique opportunity for women across scientific disciplines and career levels to build their leadership and …Read More
Headed to the SFS Meeting in Salt Lake City next week? Live in Salt Lake City? Join us on Tuesday night from 5:15 to 7 PM at the Beerhive Pub. Meet new science friends, catch up with others! Food available …Read More
Scientific meetings can be exciting, a dose of scientific enthusiasm! We are able to share our ideas, learn from others, find collaborators, and reunite with existing colleagues. Meetings are a critical part of the global scientific enterprise. Network development and …Read More
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) invites members and friends of the AMS to submit nominations for consideration for the Society Awards, Fellows, and Lecturers. Each year the AMS honors individuals, teams of people, and institutions for their outstanding contributions to …Read More
GSA Pardee Session | Monday, November 5, 2018, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom 5
Cosponsored by GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee; Association for Women Geoscientists; Earth Science Women’s Network…Read More
October 28th – October 30th, 2018 | Boulder, Colorado
Why leadership and management skills? Science is rarely done in isolation; in almost any position, leadership and management skills are an important contributor to success. Yet, these skills are seldom discussed …Read More
October 28-30, 2018
This professional development workshop is designed to help women build leadership and management skills that will contribute to their success and advancement in scientific organizations. Over 2 days, professional facilitators and members of …Read More
In October 2001, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) created a series of annual Employee of the Year Awards. NOAA Fisheries Employee of the Year Awards recognize employees that have made significant contributions to NOAA Fisheries stewardship responsibilities.
Congratulations …Read More
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
represent the highest honors bestowed upon mentors who work to expand science, technology, engineering
and mathematics (STEM) talent.
The Awards were established in 1995 and the first awards …Read More
ADVANCEGeo launches new online resource center to address sexual harassment in the geosciences
The National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCEGeo project has released a collection of online resources for the community on relevant research and tested strategies to respond to sexual harassment, …Read More
Katharine Hayhoe wins Award For Outstanding Climate Science Communication
Jurors for this award called Dr. Hayhoe “a unique voice in the climate communication world… able to reach audiences that other climate scientists have not been able to reach.”
Media Round Up
In case you’ve sworn off Facebook or have been too busy to web-surf this month, we’ve combed through our discussion group archives and pulled the links that generated the most buzz in our online community.
Science-A-Thon is a five day celebration of science and scientists – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries!
Participating scientists will share the ups and downs of a #dayofscience. Scientists will …Read More
Early results of a program* to foster the careers of women entering the geosciences demonstrate the effectiveness of several specific factors – including the importance of same gender mentoring and the importance of role modeling – to the retention of …Read More
Quality of Life
Many were moved by a recent profile of two geoscientists (& ESWN members) featured on NPR’s recurring StoryCorps segment. The piece highlights how these two women successfully balance family with the demands of their research.
The Leadership Board is interested in what topics are resonating within the ESWN community. As part of this effort and thanks to ESWN member Wendy Chou, we will now post periodic summaries of the topics that generate lasting conversations in
This letter is to alert the community to ongoing online harassment by a registered sex offender who targets individuals in geomorphology and related fields. This has been a problem for many years. The offender, who has an Earth Science degree …Read More
For those of you who couldn’t be at the workshop or didn’t get a handout, here is the PowerPoint presentation that Jennifer Wade from the National Science Foundation gave on “Best Practices” for grant proposals:
Are you concerned about sexual harassment in STEM?
You are invited to participate in a focus group as part of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to develop bystander intervention and research ethics training to improve work climate conditions in …Read More
ESWN will once again be sponsoring and participating in a series of workshops, town halls, and events at the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. We hope you can join us!
Earth Science Women’s Network Annual Networking Event…Read More
The 2017 Science-A-Thon was a great success thanks to the hundreds of people who participated, donated, and spread the enthusiasm!
With your help, ESWN raised over $32,000! The power of Science-A-Thon came from individual days and lives in diverse countries, …Read More
Are you interested in engaging the public with science?
Have you been asked by funding agencies to communicate your research directly to public audiences?
Do you want to feel more comfortable talking about science with a variety of audiences?
Interested …Read More
The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School Through Tenure, recently published, contains contributions from a variety of sources including a chapter: Taking Ownership of Your Mentoring: Lessons learned from participating in the Earth Science Women’s Network written by Mirjam Glessmer, …Read More
Colorado Front Range mentors needed for college-level women interested in higher education and careers in the geosciences
In the United States, men outnumber women in many science and engineering fields by nearly 3 to 1. In fields like physics or …Read More